Wasilla man arrested at The Big Lake Library

Police Blotter

On 6/04/2019 at approximately 9:02 a.m., AST responded to a welfare check on a male passed out behind the wheel in the parking lot of the Big Lake Library in Big Lake.

Investigation revealed James Pistro, age 28 of Wasilla, was passed out in the driver seat of his 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix with the engine running. Further investigation revealed Pistro was under the influence of an intoxicating substance. During the investigation AST discovered two small baggies containing crystal methamphetamine and black tar heroin inside the vehicle.

Pistro was arrested for DUI-drugs and misconduct involving controlled substance in the 2nd degree x 2, with the possession being within 500’ of a recreational area of the Jordan Lake Park in Big Lake. Pistro was remanded to Matsu Pretrial Facility awaiting arraignment.

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